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Woonsocket welcomes new Mayor

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Woonsocket's new mayor was sworn in Tuesday night.

Lisa Baldelli–Hunt took the oath of office in a ceremony at the stadium theatre. She soundly beat incumbent Mayor Leo Fontaine in November.

Baldelli–Hunt says she can't wait to start work tomorrow and begin fixing the financially struggling city.

Baldelli-Hunt gave up her seat in the Rhode Island House, where she had won four terms. Her Uncle, who emceed tonight's ceremony is a former Mayor of Woonsocket.

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